Review: InstaBest for Instagram shows off cool Instagram feeds, but lacks style

See the best pictures floating around Instagram in one app.

If you're looking for the best food pics, selfies and hipster shots, InstaBest for Instagram might tickle your fancy. It rounds up pictures from all over Instagram and presents them in fun categories. It's not better than viewing pictures in Instagram's own app, but this app saves you the trouble of hunting down cool photos, yourself.

Though the app feeds in from Instagram, you don't need an account to use it. It collects pictures from other "best-of" Instagram accounts, so some are friends-only. Sadly, this means you won't be able to see about half of what the app is trying to show you. The other half of InstaBest for Instagram's collection of pictures seems to take forever to load. You'll spend plenty of time staring at the app's layout, which certainly won't win any awards. Settings are almost non-existent in the app, but make sure you check the menu to disable push notifications. Otherwise, the app will hit you with updates at random moments.

If you want a change of pace from checking out your friend's Instagram profiles, it's an okay app to have. It's disappointing that most of the accounts featured block the public from viewing their photos, though. That and the lagging loading of pictures make it tough to enthusiastically recommend InstaBest for Instagram. It just doesn't do enough differently or better than the app it's snagging pictures from.

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